Ezekiel 43:13-27 NLT

13 “These are the measurements of the altara : There is a gutter all around the altar 21 inches deep and 21 inches wide,b with a curb 9 inchesc wide around its edge. And this is the heightd of the altar:

References for Ezekiel 43:13

    • 43:13 - Hebrew measurements of the altar in long cubits, each being a cubit [18 inches or 45 centimeters] and a handbreadth [3 inches or 8 centimeters] in length.
    • 43:13 - Hebrew a cubit [53 centimeters] deep and a cubit wide.
    • 43:13 - Hebrew 1 span [23 centimeters].
    • 43:13 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads base.
      14 From the gutter the altar rises 3 feete to a lower ledge that surrounds the altar and is 21 inchesf wide. From the lower ledge the altar rises 7 feetg to the upper ledge that is also 21 inches wide.

      References for Ezekiel 43:14

        • 43:14 - Hebrew 2 cubits [1.1 meters].
        • 43:14 - Hebrew 1 cubit [53 centimeters]; also in 43:14d .
        • 43:14 - Hebrew 4 cubits [2.1 meters]; also in 43:15 .
          15 The top of the altar, the hearth, rises another 7 feet higher, with a horn rising up from each of the four corners.
          16 The top of the altar is square, measuring 21 feet by 21 feet.h

          References for Ezekiel 43:16

            • 43:16 - Hebrew 12 [cubits] [6.4 meters] long and 12 [cubits] wide.
              17 The upper ledge also forms a square, measuring 24 feet by 24 feet,i with a 21-inch gutter and a 10 -inch curbj all around the edge. There are steps going up the east side of the altar.”

              References for Ezekiel 43:17

                • 43:17 - Hebrew 14 [cubits] [7.4 meters] long and 14 [cubits] wide.
                • 43:17 - Hebrew a gutter of 1 cubit [53 centimeters] and a curb of a cubit [27 centimeters].
                  18 Then he said to me, “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign says: These will be the regulations for the burning of offerings and the sprinkling of blood when the altar is built.
                  19 At that time, the Levitical priests of the family of Zadok, who minister before me, are to be given a young bull for a sin offering, says the Sovereign .
                  20 You will take some of its blood and smear it on the four horns of the altar, the four corners of the upper ledge, and the curb that runs around that ledge. This will cleanse and make atonement for the altar.
                  21 Then take the young bull for the sin offering and burn it at the appointed place outside the Temple area.
                  22 “On the second day, sacrifice as a sin offering a young male goat that has no physical defects. Then cleanse and make atonement for the altar again, just as you did with the young bull.
                  23 When you have finished the cleansing ceremony, offer another young bull that has no defects and a perfect ram from the flock.
                  24 You are to present them to the , and the priests are to sprinkle salt on them and offer them as a burnt offering to the .
                  25 “Every day for seven days a male goat, a young bull, and a ram from the flock will be sacrificed as a sin offering. None of these animals may have physical defects of any kind.
                  26 Do this each day for seven days to cleanse and make atonement for the altar, thus setting it apart for holy use.
                  27 On the eighth day, and on each day afterward, the priests will sacrifice on the altar the burnt offerings and peace offerings of the people. Then I will accept you. I, the Sovereign , have spoken!”